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Must Employers Pay Unused Vacation at Termination? It Depends.

One issue that often arises with employees is whether they should be paid out unused vacation pay at the end of employment. Because Ohio law considers vacation pay a deferred payment of an earned benefit, an employer generally cannot withhold accrued vacation pay at the end of employment (just like...

Employer Hit with Unpaid Vacation Wages Even Though Union Agreed Vacation Was Properly Paid under CBA

California employers should all be aware that California law requires employers to pay out all accrued, but unused, vacation pay immediately upon termination of employment. In other words, use it or lose it policies and/or policies that provide for forfeiture of vacation on termination of employment...